AWS Trusted Advisor

Dynatrace ingests metrics for multiple preselected namespaces, including AWS Trusted Advisor. You can view metrics for each service instance, split metrics into multiple dimensions, and create custom charts that you can pin to your dashboards.


To enable monitoring for this service, you need

Add the service to monitoring

In order to view the service metrics, you must add the service to monitoring in your Dynatrace environment.

Configure service metrics

Once you add a service, Dynatrace starts automatically collecting a suite of metrics for this particular service. These are recommended metrics.

Recommended metrics:

  • Are enabled by default
  • Can't be disabled
  • Can have recommended dimensions (enabled by default, can't be disabled)
  • Can have optional dimensions (disabled by default, can be enabled)

Apart from the recommended metrics, most services have the possibility of enabling optional metrics.

Optional metrics:

  • Can be added and configured manually

For AWS Trusted Advisor, there are no instances (custom devices) on the custom device group overview page. The service metrics are under the Further details section of the custom device group overview page.

Import preset dashboards

Dynatrace provides preset AWS dashboards that you can import from GitHub to your environment's dashboard page. Once you download a preset dashboard locally, there are two ways to import it.


Available metrics

Name Unit Statistics Dimensions Recommended
GreenChecks Count Sum Region, Category
RedChecks Count Sum Region, Category ✔️
RedResources Count Sum Region, CheckName ✔️
ServiceLimitUsage Percent Multi Region, ServiceLimit, ServiceName ✔️
YellowChecks Count Sum Region, Category ✔️
YellowResources Count Sum Region, CheckName ✔️


Metrics are available only for Business and Enterprise Support plans.